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File:Msc 2008-Saturday, 14.00 - 16.00 Uhr-Moerk026 Roth.jpg|thumb|Current executive Director Kenneth Roth speaking at the 44th Munich Security Conference 2008 '''Human Rights Watch''' ('''HRW''') is an international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. HRW headquarters are in New York City with offices in Amsterdam, Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Chicago, Geneva, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Nairobi, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Zurich. As of June 2011, the organization’s annual expenses totaled $50.6 million.
TypeNon-profit organization|Non-profit Non-governmental organization|NGO
Founded date{{start date and age|1978}}
Tax id| registration_id =
Founder| headquarters = Empire State Building
New York City, United States
Origins| key_people = Kenneth Roth
(Executive Director)
James F. Hoge, Jr.
Area servedWorldwide
Productnon profit human rights advocacy
MissionTo become a voice of Justice
FocusHuman rights activism
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